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Whole Health & Health Equity Internship - Summer 2023, Graduate


  • WA, Seattle



The Whole Health & Health Equity Intern will be responsible for supporting the strategic implementation of whole health and health equity strategies into multiple projects and initiatives across the organization. Activities include but are not limited to performing assessments (with the use of tools), gap analyses and strategizing with internal and external partners on how to best address health inequity gaps and opportunities.

How you will make an impact:

  • Aiding in the assessment of our Health Equity by utilizing assessment tools (reviewing data infrastructure, process, and outcome measures) for marginalized populations across Washington state

  • Engage in strategies to eliminate health inequities for departments so that Health Equity can be visualized and sustained

  • Opportunity to gain valuable insight regarding current health Amerigroup equity initiatives within the state of Washington

  • Assist in creating an Outreach Communications Plan which provides best guidelines in promoting health equity.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week for the duration of the summer internship program

  • Actively pursuing a master’s degree in a related field at an accredited college/university

  • Students must be authorized to work in the U.S. without future visa sponsorship requirements

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • Familiarity with DEI

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and a quick learner

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)

  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Excellent Problem-solving, Analytical, and Organizational skills

  • Excellent Public Speaking and Presentation skills

  • Understanding or basic knowledge of socio-economic barriers as influences to individual and community health to marginalized and disadvantaged communities

  • Desire to become familiar with or already has knowledge of community assessment tools, program planning & evaluation, data collection and analysis

  • Ability to work in an agile environment where learning is ongoing

  • A desire to make public health accessible to everyone ~ This is Health Equity

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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